The Ohio Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association (OPMCA) has named Christina Haddad Polesovsky as vice president of the organization.
Polesovsky will oversee government and regulatory affairs as well as assist the president and CEO in managing administrative and public relations functions for the statewide trade association.
Polesovsky most recently served as chief of staff to Ohio Auditor of State Mary Taylor, after serving as Taylor’s campaign manager and former Aide in the Ohio House of Representatives. She has extensive and respected experience in political affairs and public policy.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Christina to the OPMCA team,” said Jennifer Breech Rhoads, president and CEO. “Christina will play a key role in the association’s transformation and its long-term success. Her broad expertise in state government and keen political insight will greatly benefit our organization and the industry as we boost our advocacy efforts,” Rhoads added.
Polesovsky earned a Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of Kentucky, where she received the Maurice A. Clay Award for her selection as the outstanding graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences. She is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in public policy and management from the John Glenn School of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University. She is a native of Perrysburg, Ohio. She and her husband, Jeff, reside in Grandview Heights.
The Ohio Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association is a statewide advocacy group of 500 independent businesses, which own and operate more than 4,000 gas stations and convenience stores in the state.